Employer

A Northwest Michigan Works! Business Services Team member is an employer's first point of contact with the Michigan Works! system. The Business Services Team provides the following services, and more:
 
Assistance developing and posting job openings on Pure Michigan Talent Connect
  • We can help you attract talent by making your job posting stand out from the rest!
  • Need help navigating Pure Michigan Talent Connect? We can help!
Employee recruitment, screening, and referral
  • Our Team can help you develop a viable list of candidates!
  • Job seekers visit us every day! We can make sure they are aware of your open positions!
  • Participate in Job Fairs, Employer of the Day, and other local hiring events!
Workforce training and skills upgrading, including Going PRO Talent Fund grants
  • We have connections to local training providers to upskill your current workforce!
  • Want to 'try before you buy'? Ask about On-the-Job training!
Connection to local Apprenticeship Success Coordinator
  • Want to develop an apprenticeship training program? We can help!
  • We can help you register your apprenticeship program with the U.S. Department of Labor!
Information related to local Business Resource Networks
  • Having trouble retaining your employees? Ask us how you can be part of a Business Resource Network.
  • Offer your employees a hand up to community resources!
Connection to services provided by Small Business Development Center, the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, the Global Trade Alliance of Northern Michigan, and other economic development partners